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Automatic playlist: Food For Animals

Developing music-playlisting software is really difficult: it keeps giving me monster tracks that I just have to listen to.

Here's an example: in our software SoundBite I gave it a seed track Elephants by Food for Animals. It then made a playlist of things it thought were similar. Here's the results:

I defy anyone not to go mental to that playlist. There are a couple of weird matches (generally the indie ones I don't hear a connection - Decemberists and Life Without Buildings) but the others fit the approximate atmosphere of that input track so well, it's really quite impressive. If someone had asked me to think of things similar to the seed track, I would probably have said Saul Williams and some Clouddead maybe?

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